Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Robert Allen Baird (January 16, 1940 - April 11, 1974) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for parts of two seasons, with the Washington Senators for three games during 1962 and five games during 1963. Baird died at age 34 after being shot by a woman. Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of professional baseball in the United States and Canada, consisting of teams that play in the National League and the American League. The two leagues merged in 2000 into a single MLB organization led by the Commissioner of Baseball after 100 years as separate legal entities.